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Another year has gone by with all the Holiday décor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed. And with this being said, should I dare say some of you are not only bummed out after you stepped on the scales, you are blue with depression. Continue reading
In order to understand why Trans Fats are bad for us, first we must define and relate to what it is, how it got into our food and how to identify it. Unlike other dietary fats Trans fats are not essential to the diet and more harmful to health then most consumers realize. The FDA has recently mandated all foods must be free of hydrogenated Trans Fats within the next couple of years. Learn why this ban won’t keep Trans Fats out of the diet. Continue reading
Many don’t realize foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together. Those that fail to read dietary instructions on prescription use or follow doctor guidelines may cause a health risk to the body. Listed are several popular medications prescribed for the treatment of medical disorders, illness and disease. To include incompatible foods that should not be consumed relative to these pharmaceutical drugs. As always consult with your physician to determine if these guidelines are relative to your medical profile and dietary needs. Continue reading
In order to keep our cholesterol count under control, it is necessary to follow some dietary guidelines for lowering blood cholesterol and to manage weight. This does not mean you have to give up foods you enjoy. Just the opposite, once you become more aware and experience healthy foods, you’ll become just as addictive to the natural and organic flavors as you did with the processed baked good blends and fast foods. Continue reading
There are many cooking oils to choose from when considering oils used to cook meals. Also, when selecting oils it is important to understand how overheating the oil can ruin the health property benefits the body might receive otherwise.
It appears the body chemistry requires a certain amount of saturated fats (not manmade Tran’s fats). Complete avoidance of animal fats does not seem to be a good ideal as far as the body chemistry is concerned. Science can not accurately tell us the perfect diet. But it is overwhelmingly apparent you are better off with a “low carbohydrate diet as opposed from one where you avoid animal products in the diet.
Those that consume, or recommend consuming oleic acid should be considered wise by knowing something that all of us should carry in our centurion war chests. Or, maybe many were fortunate enough to be weaned on specific dietary products from day one based on their geography. Continue reading